29th February 2020

Central Mainland: 4 Chaffinches at Sound, Lerwick.

 

28th February 2020

Central Mainland: White-tailed Eagle at Kergord. Iceland Gull at Lerwick.

Yell: 2 Glaucous Gulls at Gloup.

 

Unst: Glaucous Gull at Burrafirth. 2 Goosanders at Uyeasound.

 

South Mainland: 12 Bar-tailed Godwits at Bakkasetter.

  

 

27th February 2020

Central Mainland: White-tailed Eagle at Kergord. Iceland Gull at Lerwick.

South Mainland: Greenland White-fronted Goose at Bakkasetter.

Yell:  Glaucous Gull at Gloup. Iceland Gull at Cullivoe.

Unst: Glaucous Gull at Haroldswick.

 

26th February 2020

Unst: the Goshawk that had been present at Baltasound since mid-November was found dead today at Setter's Hill Estate. 25 Snow Buntings at Norwick.

South Mainland: Barnacle Goose at Southerhouse, Spiggie.

Yell: Glaucous Gull at Gloup. Iceland Gull at Cullivoe.

 

Central Mainland: Common Redpoll at Voe. 2 Chaffinches at Murrayston, Lerwick. 2 Slavonian Grebes at Weisdale Voe.

  

 

25th February 2020

North Mainland: Snowy  Owl at Ronas Hill.

Yell: Glaucous Gull and Iceland Gull at Cullivoe. European White-fronted Goose at Burravoe.

 

Central Mainland: Glaucous Gull at Lerwick.

 

24th February 2020

Yell: Iceland Gull at Gloup. Iceland Gull at Cullivoe. Snow Bunting at Gutcher. 

 

Unst: Glaucous Gull at Haroldswick.

 

21st February 2020

Yell: Iceland Gull at Cullivoe. Iceland Gull at Gloup.  Snow Bunting at Gutcher. 

Central Mainland: 7 Common Redpolls and 2 Lesser Redpolls at Mulla, Voe.  

 

23rd February 2020

Central Mainland: Tengmalm's Owl at Kergord.  

Unst: Iceland Gull at Westing. Long-eared Owl at Haroldswick. 5 Snow Buntings at Norwick.

Yell: Iceland Gull at Gloup. Iceland Gull at Cullivoe. Snow Bunting at Gutcher.

West Mainland:  Little Grebe at Elvister, near Walls.  

Cetaceans: 27's pod of Orca seen at Aith Voe, before heading northwards to Brae.  

 

22nd February 2020

South Mainland:  White-tailed Eagle at Virkie.  

Yell: Iceland Gull at Gloup. Iceland Gull at Cullivoe. Snow Bunting at Gutcher.

West Mainland: Little Auk picked up dead at Tresta.

 

20th February 2020

Yell: Snow Bunting at Gutcher. Iceland Gull and Bar-tailed Godwit at Cullivoe.

Unst: Snow Bunting at Easting.

Cetaceans: pod of Orca seen first off Haroldswick, before following east coast of Unst to Belmont before heading northwards.  

 

19th February 2020

Yell: Glaucous Gull and Snow Bunting at Gutcher. Iceland Gull at Cullivoe.

Central Mainland: 4 Common Scoters at Weisdale Voe. 

 

Unst: Peregrine and 6 Snow Buntings at Norwick. Glaucous Gull and 'blue' Fulmar past Lamba Ness. Peregrine at Saxa Vord hill.

 

18th February 2020

Central Mainland: Tengmalm's Owl at Kergord.

South Mainland: Glaucous Gull at Boddam. 2 Scaup at Spiggie.

Yell: Iceland Gull at Cullivoe. 2 Snow Buntings at Gutcher.  

 

17th February 2020

Yell: Iceland Gull at Gloup. Iceland Gull at Cullivoe.  

Cetaceans: pod of Orca first seen near Vementry, before travelling via Aith to Brae marina, before heading past Muckle Roe.

 

16th February 2020

Central Mainland: Iceland Gull at Gremista, Lerwick. Sparrowhawk at Mulla, Voe.

West Mainland:  Peregrine at Vementry. 

 

15th February 2020

Central Mainland: Tengmalm's Owl at Kergord.  

Yell:  2 Iceland Gulls at Cullivoe. 2 Snow Buntings at Sellafirth.

Unst: Iceland Gull at Westing.

 

14th February 2020

Central Mainland: 24 Knot at Pullar's Loch, Lerwick.

Yell: Iceland Gull at Cullivoe. 

South Mainland: Common Buzzard at Sandwick (report received 28th February)

 

13th February 2020

Unst: Glaucous Gull at Uyeasound. 5 'blue' Fulmars past Lamba Ness. Snow Bunting at Nrwick. 8 Snow Buntings at Haroldswick.

Yell:  Snow Bunting at Sellafirth. Iceland Gull at Cullivoe.  

 

12th February 2020

Central Mainland: Tengmalm's Owl at Kergord. 

 

Unst: Long-eared Owl and Song Thrush at Norwick. 2 Glaucous Gulls and 11 'blue' Fulmars past Lamba Ness.

Cetaceans:  pod of Orca from Out Skerries ferry. 

 

11th February 2020

Central Mainland: Tengmalm's Owl at Kergord. Glaucous Gull at Lerwick.

Yell: Iceland Gull at Cullivoe. 6 Snow Buntings at Sellafirth.  

Unst: Wood Pigeon, Chaffinch and Song Thrush at Baltasound.

Cetaceans: pod of Orca in Busta Voe.  

 

10th February 2020

Unst: Iceland Gull at Norwick.

 

9th February 2020

Unst: male King Eider still off Uyeasound; also 3 Iceland Gulls and 2 Glaucous Gulls there.

South Mainland: Jack Snipe at Dalsetter.

 

8th February 2020

Yell:  2 Snow Bunting at Gutcher.  Iceland Gull at Cullivoe.

Unst: Water Rail at Baltasound.

 

7th February 2020

South Mainland: Tundra Bean Goose at Hillwell.  

Yell: Iceland Gull at Cullivoe.  

 

6th February 2020

Unst: Goshawk at Baltasound. 2 Snow Buntings at Norwick.

Yell: Glaucous Gull at Cullivoe.

South Mainland: 4 Little Auks off Sumburgh Head. 

Invertebrates: Green Lacewing at Sandwick (and one earlier in the week at Cunningsburgh).  

 

5th February 2020

South Mainland: 3 Little Auks past Sumburgh Head.  ​

Fetlar: Snow Bunting at Funzie.  

 

4th February 2020

Unst: White-tailed Eagle at Norwick. Glaucous Gull at Lamba Ness. 3 European White-fronted Geese at Baltasound.

 

3rd February 2020

Yell:  European White-fronted Goose at Burravoe.

 

Unst: 12 Snow Buntings at Ungirsta.

 

2nd February 2020

Unst: male King Eider still off Uyeasound; also Iceland Gull there. Jack Snipe, Song Thrush and 3 Caffinches at Baltasound. 3 Glaucous Gulls and 4 'blue' Fulmars off Lamba Ness.

Central Mainland: White-billed Diver at South Nesting Bay. 3 Little Auks between Lerwick and South Nesting.

West Mainland: Woodcock at Sand.  

Burra: Water Rail and Song Thrush on Trondra.

 

1st February 2020

Unst: Iceland Gull, Snow Bunting and 8 Glaucous Gulls at Skaw. Iceland Gull and 'blue' Fulmar at Lamba Ness.

Central Mainland: Jackdaw at Kergord. 3 Chaffinches at Sound, Lerwick.

South Mainland: Pintail at Hillwell. 18 Bar-tailed Godwits at Spiggie.